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Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP)

Good morning, cabinet secretary. In your opening remarks, you put some figures on the table for us. Will you broadly outline for us what the funding settlement to...



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

You mentioned a cut of something like 27.4 per cent in English local authority budgets between 2011 and 2015. I know that you do not have the figures to hand, but...



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

You gave figures for England. As I understand it, the proposed cut to local government budgets in Wales is about 2 per cent, which the Welsh First Minister has sa...



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

Of course, John Swinney can dish out only the cake that John Swinney gets. It is not a case of nasty Mr Swinney deciding to impose cuts across the country; you ar...



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

Some members of the public think that a council tax freeze means that the council’s budget is frozen by the Government, but that is not the case. Some people thin...



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

Finally, you mentioned three key proposals to local councils, which are part of the settlement. Will you clarify what the arrangements are in relation to the prop...



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

The point that you are making is that you are giving local councils funding to deliver on three elements, so it would be pretty strange if they were to accept it ...



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

Thank you.



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

As I understand it, cabinet secretary, one of the main ingredients in the mysterious funding formula is population size in authorities. If we look at the data on ...



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Willie Coffey

At the moment, is there any imperative within COSLA to change the formula?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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NoDefeated

Amendment 30 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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YesCarried

S4M-15522.1 Jackie Baillie: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—As an amendment to motion S4M-15522 in the
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Amendment 18 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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NoDefeated

Amendment 29 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 30 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 32 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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NoDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-15360: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15066: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15064: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14982: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13925: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13803: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13548: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13028: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13018: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11636: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-05284: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05174: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04875: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04803: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04782: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04729: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04715: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/10/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04650: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04508: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04485: Willie Coffey, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2015 Show Full Question >>

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